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  • BBC Plots Agatha Christie Adaptations for Writer's 125th Anniversary

    LONDON -- The BBC has commissioned two adaptations of Agatha Christie stories, "And Then There Were None" and "Partners in Crime," to be delivered in time for the 125th anniversary of her birth. Christie (pictured) is the world's best-selling novelist...
  • Up in the air, thrills are plane to see

    Up in the air, thrills are plane to see
    Opening Friday, the new thriller "Non-Stop" is an entertaining time killer you wouldn't mind seeing on a long flight, as long as that flight weren't bedeviled by the sort of dramatic complications the movies have found irresistible for nearly a century....
  • REVIEW: 'Non-Stop' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Non-Stop' ★★&#9733
    All's right with the world on this late day in February. Liam Neeson, also known as Mr. Capable or Uncle Avuncular, is back headlining another entertainingly preposterous thriller, this one called "Non-Stop," directed by his "Unknown" collaborator,...
  • TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'

    TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'
    "Portlandia" (IFC, Thursdays). The sketch-comedy expression of the best-friendship of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein begins its fourth season this week. Brownstein, formerly of the band Sleater-Kinney and currently of Wild Flag, has long since...
  • Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise

    Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise
    John Rowland again. The felonious former governor, The Courant confirmed Tuesday, has hired a high-flying Washington, D.C., law firm to represent him in the ominous federal criminal investigation of Rowland's furtive role in Simsbury Republican Lisa...
  • L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT

    L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT
    Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper. China: The Whole...
  • Gateway Center opens Agatha Christie's 'Black Coffee'

     Gateway Center opens Agatha Christie's 'Black Coffee'
    The Gateway Center for the Arts next presents the Agatha Christie thriller "Black Coffee." It opens Friday, Jan. 24. The mystery is in the classic Christie mode and features her beloved detective Hercule Poirot, played by Dennis Wooldridge. Poirot is...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Calvary'

    Writer-director John Michael McDonagh and actor Brendan Gleeson made a big international splash with 2011′s "The Guard," a terrifically entertaining action-comedy that offered little indication of the depths of humor, compassion, despair and grace...
  • Florida State rises to the top of these college football rankings

     Florida State rises to the top of these college football rankings
      This is the week we say "whew" for the day in August that Rankman looked at his preseason top 25 and noticed only one FSU was penciled on his working list. It was Fresno State at No. 23. The countdown in the paper was already down to No. 15 when the...
  • Q&A: 'Some Velvet Morning' star Alice Eve

    Q&A: 'Some Velvet Morning' star Alice Eve
    Asked whether or not she likes “Pretty Woman,” Alice Eve answers with an enthusiastic, “Of course!” The English actress defends the “classic film of my childhood” as a fairy tale and quotes in a New York accent, “...
  • Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions

    Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions
    Even people who ordinarily find ballet a tough nut to crack can find themselves falling for the charms of "The Nutcracker." Set to an ear worm-filled score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells a Christmas Eve story of childhood and fantasy, toys and sweets,...